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Jericho

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology — Biblical Studies.

A town in Palestine, in the West Bank north of the Dead Sea, which has been occupied from at least 9000 bc. According to the Bible, Jericho was a Canaanite city destroyed by the Israelites...

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Nabataeans

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology — Biblical Studies.

A member of an ancient Arabian people who from 312 bc formed an independent kingdom with its capital at Petra (now in Jordan). The kingdom was allied to the Roman Empire from ad 63 and...

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W. F. Albright

Overview page. Subjects: Biblical Studies — Archaeology.

(1891–1971)

American OT scholar who exercised great influence, both as the founder of a ‘school’ of interpreters and in his claim that archaeological discoveries could sometimes be...

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yoke

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology — Biblical Studies.

[Ar]

1 A wooden crosspiece fastened over the necks of a pair of oxen or horses. The yoke was connected to a plough, cart, or wagon so that the combined force of the...

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